Optometrist Opportunity with Specsavers Gladstone, QLD

Gladstone on the Central QLD coast which has beautiful harbor with boating and fishing being some of its attractions. Be surrounded by the most picturesque islands or explore the region’s quaint coastal towns, with its hidden gem of the Southern Great Barrier Reef.

About the store and role:

  • Celebrate your birthday with a paid day off, in addition to one day of volunteer leave and two free pairs of glasses per year
  • Build your knowledge and experience with regular exposure to a diverse range of Pathology cases. Our Optometrists pride themselves on having a close relationship with the local Ophthalmologists and Eye hospitals.
  • The store has recently undergone a refit and expansion, boasting a sole purpose Audiology room, two pre-test rooms, two contact lens tutorial areas and a separate diagnostics room
  • Market leading equipment including OCT and iCare in all four test rooms
  • Flexible roster – part-time will considered for the right candidate
  • Excellent opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • Warm, welcoming and experienced team

What is on offer for a Graduate Optometrist?  

Your Graduate Recruitment Consultant can discuss the package available for this store and potential additional incentive options such as allowances, extra annual leave, etc.  

As a newly qualified Optometrist on the Graduate Program, you will experience –  

  • Two-day Graduate Induction Event held in Melbourne
  • Ongoing in-person professional development events 
  • In-region social engagement & CPD events 
  • One-to-one mentorship in store with your Mentor 
  • Wide graduate support network 
  • Annual CPD allowance and AHPRA registration

This store is a star performer under our ‘Specsavers: The Place to Work’ initiative, offering the following key benefits to all store team members:  

  • Birthday leave 
  • Volunteer Leave 
  • Access to Specsavers Perks staff discount program 
  • Two free pairs of glasses each year 
  • 30% off glasses voucher for family and friends each year 

Why choose Specsavers?  

  • Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, and the retailer of choice for contact lenses in Australia and New Zealand
  • We are on a continual mission to transform eye health by: eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection
  • Specsavers optometrists are picking up 90% of avoidable blindness in the community
  • Proud to have well and truly reached 700,000 KeepSight registrations
  • Our stores have a 93% Glaucoma detection rate  
  • 1 in 5 kids are on Myopia management
  • Specsavers is proud to announce we’re the 8th best place to work in Australia in 2023, and have been an accredited ‘Great Place to Work’ organisation for the past three years 
  • Since 2011, Specsavers has donated $7.8 million dollars to The Fred Hollows Foundation to help fund vital projects that improve the delivery of eye health services, strengthen health systems, and build a workforce for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to help end avoidable blindness

For a confidential chat, contact  Leah Coulter on +61 (0) 429 783 450 or leah.coulter@specsavers.com or click here to see the Technology available for an Optom at Specsavers

If you are a final year student or recent graduate, please contact your Graduate Recruitment Consultant or email apac.graduateteam@specsavers.com  

If you aren’t looking but know someone who is, you could earn up to $15k through our Refer a Friend bonus